Election 2019: Plea in SC to Ban Roadshows and Bike Rallies for Causing Environmental Damage

New Delhi : A former DGP of Uttar Pradesh and an environmentalist have urged the Supreme Court to direct the Election Commission to ban roadshows and bike rallies during polls, saying they violate EC’s instructions and cause damage to the environment. The plea, filed by former director general of police Vikram Singh and environmentalist Shaivika […]

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Mayawati asked BJP leaders and the media to not ‘ distort ‘ oral observation of SC

New Delhi :A day after the Supreme Court said BSP chief Mayawati may have to reimburse the public money spent on erecting her statues, she asked BJP leaders and the media not to “distort” the observation of the court. The final hearing in the case against the former UP chief minister is on April 2. […]

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SC to Hear Pleas Seeking Review of Sabarimala Verdict on February 6

New Delhi: A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court would hear on February 6 a batch of petitions seeking review of its judgement allowing entry of women of all age groups into Kerala’s Sabarimala temple. As per a notice uploaded on the apex court’s website, the review petitions would be heard by a constitution […]

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Switzerland SC: Tamil Tigers not guilty of supporting a criminal organisation

Geneva:¬†Switzerland’s supreme court today ruled that 13 alleged financiers of the Sri Lankan¬†Tamil Tigers were not guilty of supporting a criminal organisation and let them walk free. Bringing to an end a nine-year process, the court found that prosecutors had not proved the accused had supported a criminal organisation. It acquitted five of them completely […]

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